The Best Superfast Recipes
No recipes are more popular than our fastest weeknight successes. Here, the best of the best, according to you.
We'll start with showstopping Lemony Chicken Saltimbocca.
“This dish will be a regular in our household. Fancy enough for company, yet so simple to make!” —EMCULP1
Serve this Italian favorite with sautéed broccoli rabe or haricots verts.
If you can’t find exotic mushrooms, sliced button or cremini mushrooms are a good substitute.
If you choose to peel your own shrimp, save the shells to flavor a homemade seafood stock.
The sautéed apples make a great side dish on their own. This spice mixture would also make a wonderful rub for lamb.
Serve this slightly spicy dish over wide rice noodles to catch all the garlic- and ginger-laced sauce.
Be sure to use fat-free tortillas for the crispest results. To make this a year-round favorite, use frozen corn.
With chicken cutlets and boil-in-bag rice, this unique take on the chicken-and-rice dinner couldn’t be easier (or faster!) to make.
Salmon Croquettes are packed with fresh flavors from lemon juice, green onions, and red bell pepper. Easy to prepare and even more easily devoured, if the question around your house is centered on what’s for dinner, then the answer is Salmon Croquettes.
Warm up cool evenings with a delicious stew that's just as delicious on its own as it is when ladled over rice. Serve with crusty bread and hot sauce.
Tangy, yet cool Greek-style yogurt is the perfect counterpoint to spicy chicken tossed in a blend of Middle Eastern spices and sautéed to perfection. Your mouth will by watering from the moment smells begin wafting from your skillet.
Serve these quick-cooking scallops over a bed of whole-grain pasta or brown rice for a filling (and impressive) meal.
Tangy and creamy goat cheese makes a nice partner to starchy orzo in this salad, which comes together in 10 minutes or so. If even that is more time than you have, it can be made ahead, whenever you can find the time. Mix together the dressing and all ingredients except the arugula and tomatoes, then add those just before serving.
Crushed red pepper is optional in this recipe but, if you can take the heat, it will give the flavors in this pizza a kick. Heating a cookie sheet in the oven before you put the pizza on it gives you a crisper crust.
The beauty of this Latin twist on the classic Middle Eastern sandwich is its simplicity, and of course, flavor. Garnish with microgreens and sliced red onion.
Typical Cobb salads include chicken and hard-cooked eggs; this riff uses shrimp and corn.
Fresh pasta pairs well with a simple, barely-there sauce that will gently coat each noodle, highlighting the fresh pasta's uniquely soft, smooth texture without overwhelming it or stealing its shine. This dish makes for a satisfying meatless meal that is sure to please your taste buds.
Briefly cooking the gravy with thyme sprigs saves the time of stripping the tiny leaves from the stem, but still gives you the herb’s woodsy flavor. Serve this rich and hearty beef mixture on a bed of egg noodles and you will find that this comforting meal is just the thing you had in mind.
A tangy sauce enlivens simple grilled chicken breasts; a hint of sugar balances the flavors.
Gnocchi—small Italian potato dumplings—are a hearty alternative to pasta. While making gnocchi from scratch could take more than an hour, premade vacuum-packed dumplings cook in a few minutes.